Program Length: 24 weeks
This program is offered at our Toronto Campus
The Legal Administrative Assistant program provides the learner with fundamental knowledge of legal terminologies, policies and procedures encountered in the law office environment, and with the various forms and documents associated with legal actions.
- Introduction to Computer Applications
- Canadian Business Law
- Law Office Procedures/Civil and Criminal Law
- Financial Accounting
- Family Law
- PC Law
Graduates are employed as legal secretaries, legal researchers, litigation legal assistants, law clerks, legal administrative assistants and receptionists in a wide range of law office environments. Major employers include small to large law firms and government and corporate legal departments.
- Grade 12 (OSSD) or equivalent
- If you are 19 years or older and do not have an OSSD or equivalent, a minimum passing score of 18 on the Wonderlic SLE entrance test and an admissions interview to determine suitability for the program
Program Learning Outcomes
This program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the role played by a Legal Assistant within the legal profession. Upon the successful completion of this program, graduates of the program will qualify to begin a legal career. They will be able to provide valuable assistance within a law firm by performing the duties of a Law Clerk, or as a Legal Assistant.